Category Archives: GREEN Resources & Links

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Eco-Facts To Support Zero Waste Communities

YES! You can make a difference in the environmental health of our planet.   Here are some eco-facts you should know. In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history. U.S. EPA, 2009. Sustainable Materials

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Eco-Facts To Support Zero Waste Communities

YES! You can make a difference in the environmental health of our planet.   Here are some eco-facts you should know. In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history. U.S. EPA, 2009. Sustainable Materials

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Bird Friendly Coffee

BEFORE you reach for that steaming, delicious CUP OF COFFEE in the morning, you may want to check the label to make sure it’s certified bird friendly! •What are the environmental standards? •What are the labor standards? •What’s the downside?

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Bird Friendly Coffee

BEFORE you reach for that steaming, delicious CUP OF COFFEE in the morning, you may want to check the label to make sure it’s certified bird friendly! •What are the environmental standards? •What are the labor standards? •What’s the downside?

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Livin’ Red, White, Blue and GREEN for July 4

Everyone loves the 4th of July celebrations.  They conjure up images of barbecues, pool parties, family and friend gatherings and fireworks.  This holiday, let’s celebrate the day, our country and our earth —by living red, white, blue and green! Here

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Livin’ Red, White, Blue and GREEN for July 4

Everyone loves the 4th of July celebrations.  They conjure up images of barbecues, pool parties, family and friend gatherings and fireworks.  This holiday, let’s celebrate the day, our country and our earth —by living red, white, blue and green! Here

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This grass is “Greener”

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Photography by Laura Bauer, bauerfinegardening.com When most people think of the dream lawn they’d like for their home, they often think “sprawling green” and “park-like.”  However, according to Landscape Designer Laura Bauer, that’s not really

Creeping Red Fescue (Botanical name: Festuca rubra 'Molate')

This grass is “Greener”

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Photography by Laura Bauer, bauerfinegardening.com When most people think of the dream lawn they’d like for their home, they often think “sprawling green” and “park-like.”  However, according to Landscape Designer Laura Bauer, that’s not really

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Read Sustainable Ventura’s May 2013 Newsletter

Read the Sustainable Ventura May 2013 Newsletter from the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Department! EP Foster Elementary School’s NEW Reduce and Recycling Carton Program Green Business Profile:  71 Palm Restaurant Livin’ Green:  Spring WaterSense For Your Lawn and Garden

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Read Sustainable Ventura’s May 2013 Newsletter

Read the Sustainable Ventura May 2013 Newsletter from the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Department! EP Foster Elementary School’s NEW Reduce and Recycling Carton Program Green Business Profile:  71 Palm Restaurant Livin’ Green:  Spring WaterSense For Your Lawn and Garden

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EPA Green Tip: Save Money and the Environment by Maintaining and Repairing Durable Products

According to the EPA, proper appliance maintenance reduces waste! It’s important to keep your appliances in good working order and follow the manufacturer’s suggestions for operation and maintenance. Shop for products with high consumer satisfaction and fewer breakdowns. If kept

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EPA Green Tip: Save Money and the Environment by Maintaining and Repairing Durable Products

According to the EPA, proper appliance maintenance reduces waste! It’s important to keep your appliances in good working order and follow the manufacturer’s suggestions for operation and maintenance. Shop for products with high consumer satisfaction and fewer breakdowns. If kept

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Did You Know? Why it’s important to keep plastic out of the Ocean!

  World-wide, 75 marine bird species are known to eat plastic articles. This includes 36 species found off South Africa. A recent study of blue petrel chicks at South Africa’s remote Marion Island showed that 90% of chicks examined had

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Did You Know? Why it’s important to keep plastic out of the Ocean!

  World-wide, 75 marine bird species are known to eat plastic articles. This includes 36 species found off South Africa. A recent study of blue petrel chicks at South Africa’s remote Marion Island showed that 90% of chicks examined had

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Sustainable Ventura Newsletter, March 2013

Read the Sustainable Ventura March 2013 Newsletter! Featured Articles Ventura Chamber’s Green Task Force “Best Practices Workshop” at Ohana Pet Hospital Text Marketing:  The “Green” Marketing Tool That Supports Branded Promotions Clean SAFE with Less Toxic Products Green Savers This

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Sustainable Ventura Newsletter, March 2013

Read the Sustainable Ventura March 2013 Newsletter! Featured Articles Ventura Chamber’s Green Task Force “Best Practices Workshop” at Ohana Pet Hospital Text Marketing:  The “Green” Marketing Tool That Supports Branded Promotions Clean SAFE with Less Toxic Products Green Savers This

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Clean It Green & Safe with Less Toxic Products

Did you know that many household cleaning products, while even used “as directed” could be hazardous to your health as well as the environment? Many household products are toxic and can be hazardous to your health, they can also pose

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Clean It Green & Safe with Less Toxic Products

Did you know that many household cleaning products, while even used “as directed” could be hazardous to your health as well as the environment? Many household products are toxic and can be hazardous to your health, they can also pose

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Livin’ Green: Think Green!

In order to “live” green, one must think green.  Follow these easy tips to THINK GREEN! •When you buy something packaged, think about the packaging.  Is there an alternative with less packaging? Can the packaging be recycled or will it

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Livin’ Green: Think Green!

In order to “live” green, one must think green.  Follow these easy tips to THINK GREEN! •When you buy something packaged, think about the packaging.  Is there an alternative with less packaging? Can the packaging be recycled or will it